Milos, an island in Greece Aegean Sea (part of Cyclades Islands), boasts some of the awe inspiring beaches worldwide with crystal-clear water. One of the best things to do in milos is to choose the milos tour with a boat that will take you to the most beautiful islands beaches. Among the best beaches of the island lies the renowned Kleftiko beach, celebrated for its waters and remarkable rock formations. Accessible by boat it adds a touch of adventure to your visit.
Kleftiko beach is embraced by towering cliffs. Showcases striking white rock formations that create a captivating and otherworldly scenery no traveler should miss.
The translucent turquoise waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling inviting visitors to explore the life beneath the surface. The word kleftiko means a bandit’s lair and it took its name from the pirates in the area.
Aside from relishing in the beach’s beauty itself visitors can embark on a boat tour to discover the sea caves and tunnels that make Kleftiko beach truly one of a kind. With its charm and tranquil ambiance Kleftiko beach in Milos stands as a must visit destination, for those seeking to immerse themselves in Milos enchanting allure.
Here’s everything you need to know about the best part of the island of milos in greek cyclades and the best swimming spots with turquoise waters and all the information you need in order to visit kleftiko by boat
Kleftiko Milos Beach in greece with the crystal clear water is located on the south eastern half side of milos. Do not miss the chance to swim at the caves of kleftiko that are accessible by boat or by swimming that is the only way to see the underwater world of caves and coves in the area. This amazing coast of Milos consists of large volcanic rocks that create three small beaches. The large rocks that dominate the landscape of the beach doesn’t allow a lot of space for visitors to lay down their beach towels. For the most courageous ones there is a path if you want to hike to Kleftiko but it is not consider very safe as it passes through the habitat of Milos’ red vipers.
The only way to visit Kleftiko Milos beach is to take a boat trip from the main port of the island in the town of adamas. This way you will get the chance to visit the sea caves and visit the sykia cave as well that is located very close to kleftiko beach. Odysseus a cruises is the best company to choose as they offer with the catamaran sailboat full-day or half-day trips. They offer lunch with amazing greek salad with extra virgin olive oil while drinks, water and snacks are included in the price. Otherwise for a more private trip of milos you can choose the speed boat, one of our favorite, that offers visits to other greek island that are close to milos as well and in general the trip can be more personalized depending on the route that you prefer to choose and the food options that you prefer to have.
The tourist season on the island start from early May and it usually end late October meaning all this period you will be able to find boat tours available and the weather is also warm in order to enjoy time at the beach. The summer months though from June to August are the best time to visit Kleftiko bay with the crystal blue waters. The weather is warm and perfect for enjoying the beach. This time of year is also when tourism is at its peak, with lots of activities and excitement happening in the area. It’s an opportunity to take advantage of the water access and explore the rock formations that have made Kleftiko famous. Although its a season it offers the chances to fully experience everything that Kleftiko has to offer.
The best way to visit Kleftiko Milos beach is with a boat tour. There are a lot of local companies that offer different tours around the island and depending on the weather they have different routes that they choose as well. However there is a hiking path as well that allow you to reach Kleftiko but it is recommended only for the experienced ones and the access from this direction is very difficult.
Gerakas the sandy beach stands out with its expansive sandy shoreline, perfect for sunbathing and swimming. Poliegos beach is known for its crystal-clear waters and breathtaking scenery, while Kapros beach and the Parafragas caves offer a secluded and peaceful escape. And for those interested in a bit of history, Sarakiniko beach not only boasts mesmerizing white rock formations, but also the remains of the Sarakiniko Shipwreck. With so many options to choose from, Milos is a paradise for beach lovers.
A very nice option while being on the island is to take a boat tour around the island. There are a lot of different companies that offer different trips around the coastline of the island and stop at the amazing beaches. Some of them offer full day trips, some others half day and some others private trips. In general you will find the option that suits better your schedule. In order to take a right decision on which company to choose see reviews and photos from the online sources. All of them till today start from Adamantas, located in the center of the island. You can walk along the port and find all the available options.
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